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pakistan, with respect to the important issues regarding the region. we called the event "back to the future." some people have spoken before about this, and what we mean by that. i think we will let that emerged as the discussion goes on. we know we have a lot of fundamental issues to talk about. certainly, military presence has been an issue talked about in the newspapers all lot. governance is an important issue. technical issues, such as what type of agreements might be signed between the u.s. and afghanistan, are important. the role of pakistan. many others. with that, let me turn to our three speakers, each of whom will speak for six to 10 minutes, roughly speaking. then we'll open it up to dialogue, with the audience. i will give you the floor. >> my responsibilities for afghanistan go back to 2001. it is fair to say i was present at the creation of at least the current regime in kabul. i started by looking back and trying to spot the things we did wrong. it strikes me that there were three fundamental errors, two of which are perceived at the time and tried to do someth
sentenced to the death penalty. >> thank you for being with us from new york. in pakistan, police have arrested five suspects in connection with the killing of health workers last month. the men were taken into custody in karachi. police seized hand grenades, guns, and bomb making materials. they say they confessed to killing two health workers. india has summoned pakistani envoy in new delhi to complain about an attack in which two indian soldiers died. accused pakistan of violating the cease-fire. >> the indian army paying tribute to the two soldiers killed on duty in kashmir. the territory is divided by what is called a line of control. india says pakistani soldiers took advantage of bad weather and low visibility to launch an attack on the indian side of that border. it has caused a diplomatic crisis and raised concerns over relations between the two countries. >> it is very important that we make sure that what ever happened should not be escalated. we cannot and must not allow the unfortunate events that have taken place. >> the pakistani ambassador to india was summoned to the i
. she's expected to return in the next several weeks for another operation. >>> politics in pakistan is heading for a game changing moment. former sporting hero is winning fans with his fierce stance against u.s. military policy. >> reporter: the 60-year-old is in pakistan. across the country, tens and thousands wait to hear him speak. he once became famous on the field of pakistan's most popular sport, cricket. as captain of the national team in 1992, he thrilled the nation when pakistan won their first ever cricket world cup. khan later moved into politics, establishing his own political party, the pakistan movement for justice. his clean-cut image won popularity, especially among the underage groups. power in pakistan has traditionally swung back and forth between the two big parties but corruption has left the nation's politics in turmoil. voters are increasingly movement for justice is expected to make major gains in the upcoming election. >> they will be wiped out. they will be destroyed in the elections. they will lose so therefore there is a great desire for change. >> report
, thank you. >> brown: still to come on the "newshour": bombings in pakistan claim more than 100 lives; the new ability to pay mortgage lending rules; political uncertainty in venezuela and hollywood's take on the hunt for osama bin laden. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: vice president biden will send his recommendations to curb gun violence to president obama by tuesday. the vice president held another round of meetings on the topic in washington today. this time, including sporting groups as well as the powerful national rifle association and others. mr. biden said a consensus is emerging for tightening background checks and banning high-capacity ammunition magazines. >> there's got to be some common ground here to not solve every problem but diminish the probability that what we've seen in these mass shootings will occur and diminish the probability that our children are at risk in their schools. >> sreenivasan: late today, the n.r.a. issued a statement saying it was disappointed that the discussions focused mainly on what it called an
government calls it an execution. a series of bomb blasts in pakistan claimed the lives of more than 100 people, many more injured. the nominations are out with lincoln leading the oscar pack. silver lining playbook has racked up an accomplishment not seen in 30 years. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. three kurdish women have been shot dead in paris in what police described as execution- style killings. one is being identified as the co-founder of the kurdish independent group that has been in an armed struggle with the kurdish government since the 1980's. >> by the time the bodies were removed this morning, riot police were forming a cordon around the murder scene. among them, the yellow hot militant groups. the women were found in a locked room of the information center. they had been shot in the head. the interior minister promised a thorough investigation. they were executed, he said, an extremely grave matter. three women were turkish born activists, the key figure was a co-founder of the group in the 1970's. another was the represent
of bombings in pakistan. eight people died in the initial attack at an explosion at a bill lard hall in pakistan. >> the united states is in the final chapter of the struggle to ensure afghanistan can govern and protect itself. that is defense secretary panetta's message. both men agree that the more than decade-long war has been costly. >> we have sacrificed together. that has created a bond that will not be broken in the future. >> u.s. troops are expected to leave afghanistan by the end of next year. today's meeting comes one day before karzai meeting with president obama at the white house. >> metro is looking at its security, specifically on buses. in the wake of a shooting incident last december that left a young mother dead and her daughter wounded. brown was shot to death while she was boarding a bus. her 23-month-old daughter was shot in the face but survived. authorities say the child's father later killed himself. police say that they caught the man who stole two police cruisers last month. they are both charged with grand larcenyny. the c
-- afghanistan, pakistan, yemen and somalia. it's estimated that the cia and the united states military have undertaken more than three hundred drone strikes and killed about 2500 people. it's clear we have yet to understand the full impact of the country's drone war. one former obama security adviser calls the use of drone counterproductive. use of drones counterproductive, that is. and retired general stanley mcchrystal who championed use of drones in afghanistan is now advising caution. he says what scares me about the drone strikes is how they are perceived around the world. the resentment created by the use of american unmanned strikes is much greater than the average american anticipates and appreciates. they are hated on a visceral level, even by people who have never seen one or seen the everythings of one. yet earlier this week, the president nominated a man widely viewed as the administration's drone warrior to head the cia. obama counterterrorism adviser john brennan has made the legal case for targeted killings. some are now expressing concern over brennan in charge of the cia. a
in pakistan claimed the lives of more than 100 people, many more injured. the nominations are out with lincoln leading the oscar pack. silver lining playbook has racked up an accomplishment not seen in 30 years. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. three kurdish women have been shot dead in paris in what police described as execution- style killings. one is being identified as the co-founder of the kurdish independent group that has been in an armed struggle with the kurdish government since the 1980's. >> by the time the bodies were removed this morning, riot police were forming a cordon around the murder scene. among them, the yellow hot militant groups. the women were found in a locked room of the information center. they had been shot in the head. the interior minister promised a thorough investigation. they were executed, he said, an extremely grave matter. three women were turkish born activists, the key figure was a co-founder of the group in the 1970's. another was the representative of the national congress based in brussels. the third was
militants dead in yet another drone attack in pakistan. intelligence sources say the drone fired four missiles at a house near the pakistan/afghanistan border. several people were also injured there. it is the fifth drone strike in north waziristan this year. about 40 militants have been killed in strikes including a senior al qaeda commander. >>> afghan president hamid karzai will meet with top national security leaders today. first he will meet with defense secretary leon panetta at the pentagon. later tonight he will meet with secretary of state hillary clinton. yesterday he met with senators on capitol hill. they discussed how many troops will remain in his country after combat forces pull out in 2014. karzai is scheduled to meet with president obama tomorrow. >>> today a former d.c. police police officer will be sentenced for shooting multiple people. kenneth fur faces sever years in prison for the bizarre incident in august of 2011. he was convicted for soliciting a transgender woman for sex outside a cvs in northwest washington. when she refused he became angry and allegedly th
seems like they have free run in pakistan so, i don't know. is it really helping us? go ahead. >> there is reason to be concerned, melissa. i think that this is what security analysts are really worried about. if we leave there can the afghan forces deal with call died? will taliban take over the country? will al qaeda come back in as a welcome guest? will they move over from pakistan? will they use afghanistan to destablize pakistan which has nuclear arsenal of over 100 weapons? what price security? how much did 9/11 cost us? we have to remember that. we have to be careful we don't just think about dollars and we think about security. melissa: we still have to think about dollars. that is what we started the show talking about how we're spending so much more than we're taking in. everybody has to give something up. we have got to cut money somewhere. when you look at dollars, we have 10,000 troops in there after 2014 it could cost $15 billion a year. 20,000 troops, that is $25 billion a year. the numbers become significant. a lot of americans wonder what are we getting for th
any innocent person. >> let's bring you some breaking news we are getting from pakistan. a bomb has exploded in the city of quetta. at least 11 people were killed. they say it appeared to be targeting paramilitary soldiers in a crowded area. quetta borders afghanistan, making it http click important area in the fight against the taliban let's return to the killings -- against the taliban. let's return to the killings in paris, a leading member of the pkk found in central paris. police believe it was an execution-style killing. let's speak to our reporter from the bbc persian service who has been covering this for more than a decade. the motive for this, what do you think? >> obviously it is too early actually to predict what was the motive behind this assassination. i think you have to wait for the french authorities to make the investigation. but from the early morning here, if you look at the turkish media and some political parties from both sides of the aisle -- the kurdish political parties and the turkish -- blaming one another. in fact, today, the deputy chairman of the turki
strike in pakistan. the seventh such attack in two weeks. today's started the main town in the north waziristan tribal area. strikes likebe that one are not popular in pakistan or at home with many on the left. the president nominee to head the c.i.a. is the architect of the drone policy. tonight, chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge tells us john brennan facing questions how questions were asked under his watch. >> with 25 years at the agency, john brennan's career overlaps with the c.i.a. interrogation program under president bush, which included the waterboarding of self-described khalid sheikh mohammed. the american civil libertys union said despite raising concerns over the terrorism tactics of the white house, they should not move on the nomination until all senators can assess the role of the c.i.a. and any role by bren nan himself in forture. the choice of brennan the aclu sees a largeer program. >> much of the legal architecture that the bush administration used to justify so-called war on terror is being continued by the obama administration. >> with the 6,00
shenski. >>> five militant are dead in the fifth drone attack of the new year in pakistan. intelligence sources say the drone fired four missiles at a house near the pakistan/afghanistan border. several people were also injured. about 40 militants have been killed in strikes in the north waziristan tribal region since the new year, including a senior al qaeda commander. >>> afghan president hamid karzai will continue his tour of d.c. today with meetings with top national security leaders. he met with defense secretary leon panetta at the pentagon. later tonight he will meet with secretary of state hillary clinton. yesterday karzai met with senators on capitol hill. they discussed how many troops will remain in his country after combat forces pull out in 2014. karzai scheduled to meet with president obama tomorrow. >>> this morning, the u.s. court of appeals will hear arguments regarding pictures of osama bin laden's corpse. a freedom of information act's lawsuit requests the release of more than 50 photos of bin laden after he was killed during a raid by navy s.e.a.l.s in may, 2011. the
, endangering the government of pakistan and risking the prospect that pakistan is very substantial arsenal of nuclear weapons would fall into radical hands. that's why we're there and if we lose sight of that and i think that's what the administration is doing, we'll find ourselves sooner, rather than later, under real threats once again. bill: that is a significant issue. something we'll watch especially tomorrow. thank you, sir. >> thank you. bill: john bolton in washington. martha of the. martha: this is a huge story right now. we have a deadly flu outbreak that is really causing havoc and so much illness in this country. one city has declared a public health emergency on this. so there's a lot you need to know. that's coming up. bill: also a mother saving her family from an intruder with her own gun. police just releasing the 911 calls of a terrifying home invasion. listen here. >> i heard a lot of screaming. >> right. i'm sure she's upset. >> no. she was shooting. as a mom, you spend a lot of time helping others. hamburger helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on e
the tape floating around exactly right now over there. particularly with the tensions going on in pakistan and egypt and between muslims themselves. i just don't see the need for it. you know -- >> kimberly: don't want to put troops in harm's way for sure. >> dana: one reason you want photographic evidence on certain things to put to rest any conspiracy theories. but that hasn't happened when it came to bin laden. military said and president obama made the announcement. most of the world rejoiced that had finally come to pass. felt more at peace because of it. not that many conspiracy theories of things that the military didn't carry through. >> andrea: there were a couple on random blogs after it happened. i don't want to make a perverse spectacle out of his death. but i was thinking about it today. i remember pictures of the ambassador stevens and how beat up he was. and i thought you know what? i do want to see the photos. i want to see the knowcos. they're terrible. i understand there is a fear about them inciting violence. i have news for you. i won't tiptoe around and i don't think t
and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least five people have been killed in u.s. drone strike in pakistan earlier today. the strike hit a home in north waziristan. it was at least the seventh u.s. drone strike in less than two weeks. the attack comes as the cia nominee john brennan continues to come under scrutiny for his role in the obama administration's drone warfare overseas. in his remarks at the time, brennan had said there was not a single collateral death in the previous year of drone attacks. his letter qualified his remarks by saying he had no information to the at the time. it has been revealed the u.s. a massacre at the time convict pakistani concerns directly to the highest levels of the obama white house. the concern centered around a march 2011 strike that killed 42 pakistani, most of them civilians. vice-president joe biden met with gun control advocates at the white house on wednesday as part of his task force on tackling gun violence in the united states. in a welcome message to his guests, biden vowed president obama would take meaningful action through executive order
in pakistan in years, at least 115 people were killed in a series of bombings. more than 80 were killed after the bombing of a billiard hall, another 100 people were gerald there. earlier in the day there was an explosion at a religion on you gathering. >> gerry sandusky wants a new trial. he was once an assistant football coach at penn state university, convicted of child abuse over many years. he made his first public appearance in three months in a courtroom, where hess lawyers argued he did not get a fair trial the first time around. they told the judge they did not have enough time to prepared after prosecutors turned over an overwhelming amount of material at the last minute. sandusky is serving 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child abuse. he says he is innocent of all the charges. >>> tonight there are reports that a pod of trapped killer whales in canada's frozen north may have been freed overnight. the weather is the reason. >>> a bot of killers whales may have freed themselves. tribal elders say a break in the weather created a break in the ice, frees the trapped whales. is the
to afghanistan, pakistan is where al qaeda is today. the president, on over 300 occasions, has authorized strikes to kill al qaeda on one side of the mountain and we're trying to keep them from coming in on the other side back into afghanistan. and to leave that place open would hurt our own security so i don't want to stay there for the sake of the afghans but i want to leave enough of our special operations forces there so they can strike wherever they have to and we can't do that if we pull out entirely. >> celeste ward gventer, why doesn't that make sense? >> well, i think you have to consider whether, if we left 20,000 or nine thousand or 3,000 troops there, when does it end? when is this over? it seems like a recipe for just staying there, disrupting these groups in perpetuity, and it's not clear to me that advances what is ultimately a complete kel problem in afghanistan. it's no at military problem. also, our presence may be creating what is called a moral hazard. states in the region and political groups in afghanistan are precisely not reaching the accommodation they need to reach becau
in pakistan killed five suspected militants overnight. happened in the northwest tribal area which is a main hide out. the missile attack is the 7th one in the last couple weeks. >> officials seem to have come up with an alternative plan to president chavez's inauguration ceremony. the reelected president is currently in cuba recovering from cancer surgery. the vice president has invited leaders throughout latin america as they normally would for the inauguration. they will show support for the ailing leader with a rally outside of the presidential palace. despite being in critical condition, remains in pull power of that country. >> locally, though, hoping we're going to see sunshine. >> should see plenty of sunshine. should be a nice day. >> excellent. >> can't wait. into the weekend here , springtime temperatures. might want to go and tell your flowers not yet. >> put a blanket over them. >> make sure they are not ready to do their thing yet. >> derek is coming in today. if there's anything you can do. >> i can tell you the weather is going to be very conducive making it feel like spring
, that's been going on for over ten years. do you know where he is? >> i would assume pakistan. he always had the require for more operations than ubl did. we didn't see glimmers of ubl or even shadows but what we would see is that zawahiri was moving around and communicating. when i was involved and we felt we had a good location for him, that was never true for ubl. my sense is that by doing that he will make himself more vulnerable over time and he's very dangerous to the pakistanis, the west. many people would like to get him and i think basically they will. >> what i'm hearing about your criticism of the pakistanis is the u.s. cannot trust what's going on in pakistan right now. am i correct in my analysis. >> it's great that you used the word trust because just for context if you were to put on a pakistani lens and look back at the united states, back from their founding in 1947 with a very difficult history, they would argue that they haven't been able to trust the united states consistently. they helped dr. kissinger go to china. we had a treaty they thought we had had if they went
: your parents immigrated to the u.s.? where are they from? guest: there from pakistan. at the end of the day, defining "american" is defining who we are as a society. it is up to congress to get together and fix the problem. host: "the immigration system is not working. it is broke into the corps, and there is a massive problem for the government." and other tweet says, "what about the rule that would have a -- it would have required employers to act when they got a no match letter from social security?" guest: the bush administration issued a rule that when employers got a letter from social security saying that the name and the number do not match or the number is fake or something, look into it, and here you are we are letting you know, the rule said they had to pursue a certain number of steps. if those various things do not resolve it, they had to let the guy go. what happened was that the unholy alliance of the aclu, the u.s. chamber of commerce, and the afl-cio sued that rule because they knew it when identify illegal immigrants in the work force. they succeeded in stopping
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